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Esperite, Willemite, Franklinite from Franklin Mining District, Sussex County, New Jersey (Type Locality for Esperite and Franklinite)

 
Esperite, Willemite, Franklinite from Franklin Mining District, Sussex County, New Jersey (Type Locality for Esperite and Franklinite)

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Esperite, Willemite, Franklinite from Franklin Mining District, Sussex County, New Jersey (Type Locality for Esperite and Franklinite)

DESCRIPTION:No. 63602
Mineral:Esperite, Willemite, Franklinite
Locality:Franklin Mining District, Sussex County, New Jersey (Type Locality for Esperite and Franklinite)
Description:Zinc ore composed of dark-metallic franklinite, brown willemite and brown esperite. Under SW UV illumination the esperite fluoresces yellow and the willemite fluoresces green. Ex. Franklin Minerals Museum, donated by A. Lazowski; originally acquired from the Lesnicks ca. 1975
Overall Size:7x4.5x2 cm
Crystals:
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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